10 Nov

Analyzing Rob Ford’s apologies

<p><strong>By Thomas Rose, J-Source Law Editor</strong><o:p></o:p></p><p>So, what do you think about Rob Ford’s apologies? Were they sincere? Did they display honest contrition? Are you convinced the mayor of Toronto is about to change his ways?<o:p></o:p></p>

25 May

OPINION: Video, shmideo: reporting is about telling what you see and hear

<p><strong>By Ivor Shapiro</strong></p><div><p>In the beginning was the word from Gawker. And on the second day, there came a <em>Toronto Star</em> story, and evening became morning, and then a full-blown scandal was on every front page, every newscast, and lo, the <a href="">Daily Show</a> saw that it was good, or at least funny.</p>

20 May

Opinion: Media’s latest stories on Toronto’s Mayor Ford a challenge for a court fight

<p><strong>By Paul Benedetti, J-Source Editor-at-Large</strong></p><p class="p1"><span class="s1">The latest Mayor Rob Ford scandal reminds me of a teaching example I have used for several years now.</span></p><p class="p1"><span class="s1">Each spring I teach new journalism students and one of our first lessons is about the real role of a reporter.</span></p>